[OpenAFS] Re: Need help: Tokens stop working

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Thu, 8 Oct 2009 15:51:25 -0500

On Thu, 8 Oct 2009 16:37:33 -0400
"Daniel Richard G." <oss@teragram.com> wrote:

> The behavior: AFS access stops working, well in advance of the
> Kerberos authentication expiring. Sometimes, only certain files
> become inaccessible; other times, it's as though "unlog" had been
> run.

Well, if you have something cached before you try to read it, you may
not hit the network, and fewer token-related things come into play.

> However, tokens(1) consistently shows that the user still has a token,
> valid or otherwise.
> [...]
> The server is 1.4.7 on Debian Lenny; clients are 1.4.9 on Ubuntu
> Jaunty.

See anything in /var/log/syslog or `dmesg` on the clients pertaining to
afs? A number of rxkad-level errors could cause you to appear to
suddenly lose access.

Andrew Deason